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contralateral

[kon-truh-lat-er-uh l] /ˌkɒn trəˈlæt ər əl/
adjective
1.
(of the body) pertaining to, situated on, or coordinated with the opposite side.
Origin of contralateral
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; contra-1 + lateral
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contralateral

/ˌkɒntrəˈlætərəl/
adjective
1.
(anatomy, zoology) relating to or denoting the opposite side of a body, structure, etc
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Word Origin and History for contralateral
adj.

1882, from contra- + lateral.

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contralateral in Medicine

contralateral con·tra·lat·er·al (kŏn'trə-lāt'ər-əl)
adj.
Taking place or originating in a corresponding part on an opposite side, as pain or paralysis in a part opposite the site of a lesion.

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